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Pratt Chat Blog

Check out the new and improved Pratt Chat blog: The official blog of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
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Kids that Start Behind, Stay Behind

Support the Books for Me program. Give a child in need a head start.
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Mobile Job Center

Need help with the employment process? Learn about the Library's new Mobile Job Center and where it's traveling.
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Pratt Renovation Series: Episode 2

As work begins, a behind-the-scenes look at the massive renovation of the Central Library.
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Meet the New Pratt Library CEO

Meet Heidi Daniel, the incoming president and CEO of the Pratt Library. She will officially join the Pratt this summer.
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Urban Gardening Workshops

Want to grow your own food Baltimore City? We have free workshops led by master gardeners at multiple branches.
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The Renovation is Underway

Preserving the past and positioning the Central Library/State Library Resource Center to serve Marylanders in the future.

Expungement Workshops with Lawyer in the Library

Work with lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid to get records expunged. Call 410-951-7813 to schedule an appointment.

Get Fit at Your Library

Workout to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Meet the Author: Pastor Steven Turner, The Other Pulpit: Life Lessons of a Leader

Pastor Steven Turner has served as a keyboardist, soloist, songwriter, and Minister of Music for 33 years.

Chemistry in the Library: Solving Mysteries with Chemistry

Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society for hands-on experiments…

Discoveries...America: Geographical Virtual Road Trip USA is nearing its final destination!

Over the past two years we have traveled through the continental United States via a "virtual" road trip…

Meet the Author: Thaddeus Logan, Hey Cabbie II

Meet with author Thaddeus Logan to discuss Hey Cabbie II, the acclaimed follow-up to his underground…

Using Library Resources for After-Hours

Sometimes, you may need to use library resources at times when the library itself is closed. All is not…

Podcast: Colson Whitehead featured

Pratt Podcasts

Authors and speakers recorded live at the Pratt - listen now or download for later. Featured: Colson Whitehead.
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Learn or Practice a New Language

Start your interactive language-learning journey today with Rosetta Stone, available in 30 languages.
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Baltimore Area's New Transit System

Learn about changes coming to local transit, including route changes, new maps, and ways to get involved.